Top 25 Women’s College Hoops, No.10 West Virginia beat archrival Pitt 73-52 in the first matchup between the schools since 2012.
18th-ranked WVU hosts No. 15 Virginia tonight at 7. Listen on the Ohio Valley Sports Network 94.9 FM beginning at 6:30 with the pregame.
College Hoops, Jevon Carter scored 25 and grabbed nine rebounds to help 19th-ranked West Virginia handle the New Jersey Institute of Technology 102-69. Carter had five steals, making him WVU’s all-time leader with 255, passing Greg Jones’ record set in 1983. The Mountaineers battle Virginia Tuesday night.
Lamont West scored 22 points, Wheeling Central graduate Chase Harler added 14 and No. 23 West Virginia topped Long Beach State 91-62. The (3-1) Mountaineers battle Marist Thursday night at 8:30.
Women’s College Hoops, No. 12 West Virginia blew out Sacramento State 101-47.
Men’s College Basketball tonight, No. 24 WVU hosts American at 7 o’clock. Join the Ohio Valley Sports Network 94.9=FM at 6:30 for the Mountaineers pregame show.
WVU and basketball coach Bob Huggins have agreed to a four-year contract extension that includes the option for him to step aside or continue coaching after the 2021-22 season. Huggins will earn $3.75 million this season, including a base salary of $250,000. He’ll get $100,000 raises each year.
Jordan Mathews hit a late three, and top-seeded Gonzaga held off 4th-seeded West Virginia 61-58 in the NCAA Sweet 16. Javon Carter scored 21 points for the Mountaineers, who finished the season (29-8).
(28-8) 4th-seeded West Virginia faces (34-1) top-seeded Gonzaga tonight at 7:40 in the Sweet 16. Join the Ohio Valley Sports Network (94.9 FM) at 7 for the WVU pregame show.
The 4th-seeded West Virginia Mountaineers are gearing up to face top-seeded Gonzaga in the Sweet 16 Thursday night. WVU forward Esa Ahmad says the team regained its focus in tournament wins over Bucknell and Notre Dame.